Press releases/Articles

30 August 2018
The General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union to be hosted on African soil for the first time in 2024

August 2018
PLOAD Bringing the Portuguese-speaking Astronomy Community Together

August 2018
FM15: Astronomy for Development

12 July 2018
Why Africa’s largest-ever telescope and astronomy matter for the continent’s future

12 July 2018
A big moment for Africa: why the MeerKAT – and astronomy – matter

03 July 2018
The potential of astronomy for socioeconomic development in Africa (Nature)

27 February 2018
Inauguration of European Regional Office of Astronomy for Development

24 January 2018
Results of the IAU-Office of Astronomy for Development’s 2017 Annual Call for Proposals

2 June 2017
IAU and Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Technology sign addendum concerning East African ROAD

28 April 2017
IAU-OAD 2017 Call for Proposals: New Format

09 February 2017
Results of the 2016 Annual Call for Proposals

10 January 2017
OAD Yearbook 2016

28 July 2016
OAD 2016 Annual Call for Proposals Now Open

01 May 2016
Inaugural Conference of the Portuguese Language Office of Astronomy for Development

23 February 2016
Vacancy Announcement: Astronomer at IAU-Office of Astronomy for Development

8 February 2016
Prestigious Edinburgh Medal to be Awarded to a South African

8 February 2016
IAU and Kevin Govender Jointly Receive Prestigious Edinburgh Medal

14 December 2015
Results of the OAD 2015 Annual Call for Proposals

02 December 2015
IAU-OAD Inauguration of Arab Regional Office and Arabic Language Expertise Center

25 November 2015
IAU-OAD West African Regional Office Inauguration

13 August 2015
IAU Signs Agreements for Five New Coordinating Offices of Astronomy for Development

12 August 2014
Zambia Hosts Southern African Regional Office of Astronomy for Development

30 June 2014
Call for Proposals from the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development

25 April 2014
Office of Astronomy for Development Releases First Brochure

10 January 2014
Ethiopia Hosts East African Regional Office of Astronomy for Development

10 July 2013
IAU Office of Astronomy for Development Call for Proposals Launched

24 September 2012
IAU Office for Astronomy Outreach is Open

27 August 2012
East Asia ROAD agreement signed

15 May 2012
The Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) establishes three Task Forces

18 January 2012
Call for expressions of interest/proposals to host OAD Regional Nodes

16 April 2011
South African Minister of Science and Technology launches the IAU Global Office of Astronomy for Development
. Read more about the launch of the Office of Astronomy for Development.

03 December 2010
Director of Office for Astronomy Development (OAD) appointed

30 July 2010
Agreement signed for the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development

25 May 2010
South African Astronomical Observatory Selected as Host for the IAU Office for Astronomy Development

18 November 2009
Announcement of Opportunity to host the Office for Astronomy Development